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     Placement of offenders in the Intermediate Sanction Facility Program is Court ordered and must not exceed 24 months.  Typical program participation lasts for a minimum of six (6) months and the following criteria must be met:

  • The offender must be male and 17 years of age or older.
  • The offender is not on probation for a Title V offense.
  • The offender did not cause serious bodily injury or death of another person as the result of the commission of the offense.
  • The offender did not us a deadly weapon during the commission of or flight from the offense.
  • The offender must not have a long or serious history of resorting to violence.
  • The offender must not have any other court cases pending.
  • The offender must not have a history of aggressive sexual deviant behavior.
  • The offender must not suffer from any mental disorder and must be in good physical health.
The following must be submitted before a proposed offender will be admitted into the ISF program.

Name and identification number (DOB, SSN, etc.) needs to be submitted prior to placement to run a criminal history.

  • Transfer paperwork
  • Judgment
  • Conditions of probation
  • PSI
  • SCS or TRAS
  • Personal Data Sheet
NOTE:  The TDCJ-CJAD standardized  admissions packet may be substituted for the ISF Physical Examination form and Personal Data Sheet.
ELIGIBILITY
GUIDELINES FOR OFFENDER PLACEMENT
The conditions of probation or amended orders placing an offender into the 2nd 25th Judicial District Intermediate Sanction Facility must include a statement denoting the placement is in lieu of incarceration in TDCJ/Correctional Institutions Division or a county jail.  This will allow the Intermediate Sanction Facility to remain within CJAD specifications.  The correct wording is as follows:
"Pursuant to Community Corrections Facilities provisions of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, Articles 42.12 and in lieu of incarceration in the Correctional Institutions Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or a County Jail, the offender is ordered to reside at the 2nd 25th Judicial District Intermediate Sanction Facility for a term of not more than 24 months.  The offender shall abide by the facility's rules and regulations, including, but not limited to, submitting to random urinalysis and periodic searches for the purpose of safety and security, and performing community service work and participating in appropriate programs as outlined by the facility program guidelines."  Remain in said program until it is determined by the Facility Director that all requirements are met and the offender can be successfully released; until participation is medically incapable; or until ordered by the court.
NOTE:  If the Court requires specific conditions, those conditions should be clearly written into the Court Order.  Beside community service work, the residents participate in other programs and classes.  See PROGRAM portion of this web site for more information.
PAPERWORK NEEDED FOR PLACEMENT
PERSONAL ITEMS
Residents  may bring only the items listed below.  If the offender is indigent the facility will provide all necessities.
REQUIRED PERSONAL ITEMS
SHOES
One (1) pair shower shoes
One (1) pair athletic shoes
One (1) pair work boots/shoes

UNDERWEAR
Seven (7) pair socks - white only
Seven (7) T-shirts - white only
Seven (7) underwear - white only

SEASONAL WEAR
Three (3) pair thermal underwear
One (1) pair of warm-ups - white only
One (1) black stocking cap

EYEWEAR
Glasses preferred
Safety glasses  (Z-87 non-tinted)

PERSONAL HYGIENE ITEMS
Items will only be available through the facility commissary, unless a resident is indigent.

DAILY WEAR
Residents will be issued facility uniforms for daily wear.

JEWELRY
No jewelry of any type will be allowed, including wedding rings and watches.
For more information contact
Mr. John Calender at 
jcalender@gonzales-county.net
We will now transport your resident from any county within a three hour drive of Gonzales, Texas.
The Residential Community Supervision Officer screens potential residents and recommendations are made to the Facility Director regarding the appropriateness of the placement according to applicable standards.  Appropriate placements will be accepted on a space-available basis.  The Director has the authority to deny admission to any ineligible applicant.  All placements must be court ordered.